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Jeannette Walls – 2009 National Book Festival

Jeannette Walls – 2009 National Book Festival

from the Library of Congress in Washington DC good afternoon good afternoon and welcome I’m Ron Charles the fiction editor of The Washington Post book world which is a charter sponsor of the National Book Festival before we begin I’ve been asked to remind you that these proceedings are being recorded for all time by the Library of Congress which may broadcast them at some future date after the author’s presentation there’ll be time for questions from the audience from…

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Congress is as outlandish as it could be: Congressional Hits and Misses

Congress is as outlandish as it could be: Congressional Hits and Misses

CASTOR: It’s not as outlandish as it could be is that correct? TAYLOR: It’s not as outlandish as it could be yeah I agree McHENRY: The violence that is upside down and now right-side up CASTOR: And you know might be irregular PELOSI: I’m a not a gum chewer CASTOR: But it’s certainly not outlandish. CARPER: We call it the Ford Exploder, it never exploded. PELOSI: But I do eat a lot of chocolate as I walk around SCHUMER: The…

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